It's a tale as old as time, "I asked my dean/director and they told me NO, what can the Union do about it?" Well... honestly? Not much... until something's been put in writing, an email, a text, a fax (does anyone actually have one of those anymore?) or... etched on a stone tablet, spray painted on the side of a building... you get the idea. (Hey, I'm Gen X we love … [Read more...] about Informal Request Denied?
The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) has released their course oﬀerings for the upcoming 2024 Winter School, and it looks like another fantastic selection of introductory and advanced training opportunities in Labour Education. What is Labour Education, you ask? Labour education is the foundation and the future of Canada’s unions. It helps to strengthen unions by … [Read more...] about Canadian Labour Congress – Winter School 2024
Noon- 1 pm Dec 5, 9:30-10:30 am Dec 13 & 1 - 2 pm January 4 Hi members! Your Union wants you to be better informed about your Collective Agreement Rights. This time of year, it is important to know your rights on Faculty Appraisal! Try to join one of our upcoming Infosessions. We're offering multiple sessions on this so as many of you can attend as … [Read more...] about Faculty Appraisal Infosessions
We don't often get to brag, but from time to time, the Union wins a major victory for all faculty members. Such was the case with our recent Mediated Settlement of the fact that our Employer had failed to evaluate and administer employee requests for medical accommodations in a fair and timely manner. The Union grieved the Employer's use of Manulife's Abilities Management … [Read more...] about New “Revised Medical Accommodations Process”
(On behalf of PD Chair, Martha McAlister) Friday, November 17, 12:00-1:00pm ONLINE Register Here https://camosun.libcal.com/event/3760903 For continuing faculty who have been employed at the College for longer than two years, who are contemplating a long-term Professional Development activity for 2024/2025, come and get your questions answered. Long-term funds are … [Read more...] about CCFA Long-Term PD Funding Info Session